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New Media & Convergence

There are no doubt that in the past, media only have radio or newspaper. However, stepping into the 21st century, with the state-of-the-art technology and media, we are now having the internet so we can connect to the world everywhere, every time we want. We don’t need to read the newspaper with the traditional way by paper anymore. Now almost people have modern technology such as a smartphone, tablet or Ipad it can replace for a newspaper. We also don’t need to watch TV on the television, now we have Youtube, Google so that we can watch everything we want just by a few minutes to find on the internet. Continue reading “New Media & Convergence”

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It’s not the Media’s fault!

The purpose of creating media is for entertainment, to send the meaningful message of life, family, society or bring benefits for education and even improve health.

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But, in my opinion, the way people use the wrong purpose for advertisement or worse aim to earn money and it leads to the current anxieties for other people who affected by media.

For example, facebook was made for entertainment, keep in touch with family and friends or share news, pictures for other people who live far away from you. However, the way people use and addicted to it, or they can’t manage their time, this is definitely not media’s fault.

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We already known that addicted on something is because of we can not control ourselves. For example, if we do not want to check in Facebook, nobody or even media can oblige us.

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General, everything always have 2 sides, it’s not all the media fault because media can not know what is wrong and right, only people know clearly about that.